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Joseph Lynch

Full name: Joseph Michael Lynch
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Born: April 22, 1878 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: March 10, 1952 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: East Sydney A.A.C., Sydney (AUS)
Country: ANZ Australasia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Joseph Lynch was a middle-distance runner who frequently medaled at the nationals and New South Wales championships between 1905-10. He was also an actor who performed in both Australia and the United States. In 1914 Lynch joined the Australian Infantry Forces, serving with the 4th Reinforcement of the 1st Australian Infantry Battalion. He fought in Gallipoli and later saw action in Flanders and in July 1916 was wounded in Somme. He returned to Sydney after the war, but never competed in sports again, focusing on the theatre for the remainder of his life.

Personal Bests\: 1500 – unknown; Mar – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Australasia ANZ 5 h2 r1/2
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Men's 5 mile Australasia ANZ AC h5 r1/2
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Men's Marathon Australasia ANZ AC DNF [5 miles]

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Australasia Round One Heat Two 5

Men's 5 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Australasia Round One Heat Five AC DNF

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 30 London Athletics Australasia Final Standings AC DNF [5 miles]
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